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Star Wars 'Rogue one' premiere means a week of street closures


Major stretches of Hollywood Boulevard and Vine Street will be closed in anticipation of Saturday's premiere of "Rogue One: A Star Wars Story."

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Pasadena aims to improve Rose Bowl area traffic


A grant from the Metropolitan Transportation Authority will allow upgrades at intersections that feed into the Rose Bowl area, which gets congested during events.

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USC will play in 2017 Rose Bowl

The Trojans will try to once again crush the Nittany Lions in a rematch of the 2009 Rose Bowl, which USC won 38-24.

Will LA kick the circus out of town?

Lions and tigers and bears, oh no! That's the goal of a proposed city ordinance making it illegal to exhibit exotic animals purely for entertainment.

LA Jewish group organizes Breitbart protest

Critics say Breitbart News and its honcho Steve Bannon have spread white nationalist and anti-Semitic messages.

Another weekend closure for 710 Freeway

The northbound 710 Freeway between the Santa Ana and Pomona freeways will be closed from Friday night until Monday morning as a pavement replacement project continues.

Metro begins months of downtown LA intersection closures

The intersection of 2nd and Spring streets will be closed most of Saturday. And starting next week, it'll be closed all weekend for months.

Van Nuys rallies to replace stolen wheelchairs for kids

The chairs were worth $12,000. They had been specially fitted for the kids and were geared for rough terrain in places like Indonesia — and were intended for shipment that day.

Cold gusts up to 80 mph bring fire danger

The National Weather Service has issued a red flag warning through Saturday evening for the Los Angeles coastal plain and the eastern San Gabriel Valley.

Family of San Bernardino shooting victim speaks out against hate

Harry "Hal" Bowman's daughters and his ex-wife say his death has inspired them to "be brave" and speak out about the dangers of Islamophobia

Muslims still living with fallout of San Bernardino shooting

Hate crimes against Muslims have gone up since last year's shooting, as have suspicious stares and awkward conversations, some say.

Metro mulls new policing amid low, but serious crime record

After criticism of the L.A. transit agency's policing, Metro will resume discussion in February on contracts with Los Angeles and Long Beach police as well as with sheriff's deputies.

Cold temps force Antelope Valley's only winter shelter to open early

Even with more beds, the facility reached maximum capacity and was resorting to a lottery system, according to its executive director. "It's very frustrating," he said.

LA approves $1.4 billion sidewalk repair program

The 30-year program includes rebates for home and business owners to repair sidewalks in the first three years.

1 killed, 3 injured after car crashes into homeless encampment

One person was killed and three others injured after a vehicle veered off of the southbound 405 Freeway and landed on a homeless encampment Tuesday night.

Metro may drop fines for young fare evaders

Supervisor Ridley-Thomas points to statistics showing black and Latino youth are disproportionately ticketed, which can cause financial hardship and missed classes.